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Dec 2, 2013 5:00am PST
of the district to live with it the statement will often be the key to a safe environment in the costco checks all too often gone to a place in kabul. leave it to the country from pakistan and iran. events like these things happen to them. this is constricted contractors and so i can say. alicia condition of the problems is that we can only use natural diamonds with spikes. look at the bit to other international companies in the company's progress pics to us what they're giving us a shed which is just nasty to work. between them. there is a middle and get some money we want to work with teens national tournaments directly to cuddle. that's what keeps it in trucks and non profit organization that builds up and capacity iptv in the pages of local business this is what is mainstream this is not freedom. it is after first policy and boosting local business. they understand the crucial link between building the economy and fight to the insurgency it is argued that the highest level and endorsed the highest level that the afghan first program at least one key element to the strategic stability in that n
Dec 4, 2013 9:00am PST
coalition partner were able to get back in the past. they argued the security environment in east asia is becoming more secure. north korea's missile and nuclear programs pose a threat to japan and china is becoming more active in the region critics say that didn't seem to help the under eye the demonstration of strength and security ties with the us they worry that this could not get a good time. trees are getting involved in the real conflict or war some say yes to these subdivisions of people to check what our leaders talk about and decide if the cost the other administration responded by adopting a resolution allowing the course of the nsc meetings to be kept in a way that does not compromise national security. however those records could be kept confidential. and though the secrecy. mr is trying to pass. some of you so moment to say that anything we need not work effectively with out any highest intelligence and information gathering service they are boys sitting out on a special agency. much like the c i came to us and among sixteen cricket. mr zhang hao were not up for now. ther
Dec 5, 2013 5:00am PST
and hamburg on friday. israel's environment ministers in turkey for a un sponsored conference it's the first time a member of the israeli cabinet has visited the country since twenty ten. relations were silent when he's ready mom disco nine to peace activists triassic when the vessel find a seat in israeli blockade on hamas ruled gaza. the sense in the southern philippines have released a jordanian television jana stupid been held captive free entry hall bake at tea on the anti stupidity that crewman been kidnapped in june twenty twelve by abu sayyaf medicines you take on to interview his two companions of the dos february. and mm the news. straight to the newsreader. due to business and sports. it was also a unique music selection listen and you'll see. euro news review is unreadable and your new store called slash reading. most digital music at full speed could be stalled until twenty ten due to the who. a stroll. let's take a quick look at the opera contains the best rates and opting to buy the semi final spot on the last world cup job are determined to reach the twenty fourteen finals an
Dec 5, 2013 6:30pm PST
violence. and all that wisdom and maturity. we could be. experience has shown that environs in acts most of the blood of the sections of society. this is in no one's interest. he finds it to the old cement among the sheep pen a stitch a casino and be in the supreme own a company that zia had at the national vote in the country scheduled for next month. singh said india hopes to see a korean pancakes on the bench as nonsense and democracy in the nation at the forthcoming election. with respect and democratic institutions. this is the crusade since he bought it. the hope that the forthcoming elections with this on to the aspirations of the people in poverty. and that the baby feet stay in particular and peaceful. i find quite accepted in. the she's scheduled to go to polls lunch and eat its mystical a tough call but the opposition alliance. and the base has been tipped by a series of being the sponsors have done since they can tell that to question i've seen come and see christine end up going to step down and kind of attire the nonpartisan can't eat the government. yes main opposition but
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
grow fish anywhere. in the desert with no connection was the sole soul to the marine environment. we are establishing their own unique ecology in our system to sustain you. we don't include them in doing so by his demise in the period that can recycle it. his jersey he wore to bed and read on this charge and the organic material that the issue if the. do. as opposed to other systems were gay discharge something like the pink paper said that oversaw a twenty percent of the total by a waterfall in the system thursday. a sincere with this charge me know it can go green fish away from the sea don't steal. isabel water shortages honorably of light and it's this that prompted scientists to make the new system eco logically friendly the secret ingredient is specially developed bacteria eighties used to treat that nitrogen and organic waste by products of this production we'll reduce the load. here we are offering. between ecology and we believe this is the future of touch so instead of taking fish off the menu. the folks behind cfa are doing all they can to keep the fish vendors happy will
Dec 9, 2013 11:00am PST
and caring environment the child will feel his endeavors. the fire. we want to give them the best the pumpkin pecan gets paid to keep them at the multi cultured peaks to their burrow. in december. i know what you choose in any nation really gives you a way of controlling as the stat of the way out of the reason that it's so motivating. how do you call me you missed it you right here. to the kids to the audience that system you can create your image it's possible. it's a magical world. considering the fact that infants are the most curious audience out there. how does one create content for the square constantly in the process of grasping and learning just about everything the lady arrives here is the key to getting the kids only. to understand the whole. for example the different states a police car. that's the rest of episode is all about people start when the wheels and in parts of the vehicle itself. each pod who fall into place. instability in gradually. kids can understand how it always feel what it's made of understanding the parts to understand the whole is something that appeals to y
Dec 3, 2013 10:00pm PST
community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. >>> all right, you're looking for that something special for that one special person on your special list who has everything. how about a special pet? that's right, starting today, the tricity animal shelter in fremont is offering free adoptions. the give us a home for the holiday promotion includes a spay or neuter, rabies vaccine and a microchip. all that normally goes for $150. >> we have waived all adoption fees. you still have to be approved through our adoption process, but we just want them to find good homes and come the holiday season, we want them warm with their family. >> looks like taco. the offer is good for all qualified and approved homes through january 4. >>> a sea eagle in australia. so camera and then he took a selfie. park rang
Dec 4, 2013 10:00pm PST
: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. but fans are feeling a bit nostalgic about the big goo. andria borba tells us: the'e for the 49ers the end can't come soon enough, candlestick park. fabs are feeling more nostalgic. they are shelling out big bucks for a ticket to history. >> want to say good-bye to candlestick park for one last 49er game. tickets for sunday's game versus the seahawks are going for thousands on craigslist. robert sold his, face value 129 bucks, sale price. 659 each. they sold in 45 minutes. >> i had no intention of selling them. if i put them up for a ridiculous price, somebody might. >> the old stadium on wind whipped candlestick point was reviled by fans. it was the house that that giants built and montana and the 49ers resurrected. in the end zone. the home of so much san fran
Dec 8, 2013 10:00pm PST
... ...are the hands that do good things for the whole community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. the event -- organized onli- drew car enthusiasts and fa. greg mills explains how walr inspired many of those who showed up. "fast and furious six" comes out on d-v-d this tuesday. of the sales will be >>> they had all these banners up. >> they inspire you to fix up the car and to do a lot to it. and the stylish, the rims, everything. >> there's a connection among the people here and they share interests in the fast cars and the bond they have with the movie star loving his cool cars to stardom. >> we've watched all his movies. 14 years with fast and the furious. it means a lot to us. >> reporter: she got up at 4:30 this morning. and this was a social media- driven event. thousands posted on facebook th
Dec 4, 2013 12:35am PST
. ...are the hands that do good things for the whole community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. i want you to be kind.ff i want you to be smart. super smart. i want one thing in a doctor. i want you to be handsome. i want you to be awesome. i don't want you to look at the chart before you say hi...david. i want you to return my emails. i want you to keep me doing this for another sixty years. at kaiser permanente, we want you to choose the doctor that's right for you. find your perfect match at and thrive. >>> earlier this evening in arizona, two sky divers collided in a fatal mid-air crash. a sobering reminder that a favorite past time for many thrill seekers can be deadly. but for the gopro bomb squad, nothing compares to the jumps on cameras. and when you look at the views, you might und
Dec 5, 2013 12:35am PST
the hands that do good things for the whole community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. >>> and we are back at strawberry mansion where just last year the threat of violence overshadowed the promise of education. now, a new school year is under way with new hope, thanks to diane sawyer's reporting and your generosity. plus, a little extra help from a surprising celebrity source. >> a new school year at the strawberry mansion. >> i'm like really excited. >> a fresh start. it's the first day and this year students are including a little order of their own. asking for school uniforms. uniforms in part paid for by you, abc viewers. >> i missed you. >> i missed you too. >> two of my favorite people in the world. >> a familiar voice. principal wayman back for her second year at strawberry mansion. >>
Dec 7, 2013 12:35am PST
.com. ...are the hands that do good things for the whole community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. your season is here. let's just call it the baking time of year. you need special ingredients. you need the staples for homemade. you need safeway sugar for just a buck eighty-eight. and that magic thing that makes everyone want another only two ninety-nine for challenge butter. and when hands get messy, quite surely they'll say, yum! wow! yay! what a sweeter holiday. safeway. ingredients for life. >>> when nelson mandela left office he left politics behindable. he did take up one final cause. fighting against the spread and the stigma of hiv/aids, which ravaged his country. one of his most powerful allies in helping change public perception, a 12-year-old boy. abc's david muir has the story. >> nelson
Dec 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >>> a nonprofit in the east bay is hoping to provide a safer environment for children to play in east oakland, today, the group called east oakland community play date held their monthly event. kids and families had the opportunity to get a healthy breakfast, do arts and crafts and listen to live music, among other things. but organizers say their goal is to provide a better future in east oakland. >> we're not exactly sure how we'll help the next generation learn to change the statistics of gun violence and poor outcome for their livelihood without actuallyúgítting to know one another, and without faith to bond and form new relationships. >> just come out one saturday and check it out. you give the kids a chance to be kids if they can in their own neighborhoods. >> east oakland community play date is in the middle of a month-long on-line fundraiser to the crowd-pleasing website. you can search east oakland to find out more. >>> and the kid known as bat kid returned to the area today. miles scott kicked off the brave the bay 5 k run and triathlon in san francisco today. scott is a cancer su
Dec 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
of environment" says this man. hundreds of flights were canceled or delayed, schools closed, residents urged to stay indoors and factories ordered to cut off production. ships forced to navigate cautiously through the haze. experts blame the cold windless weather for a cloud of pollution from cars, factories and coal burning that has sat over eastern china for most of the week, and there's been record-breaking levels in other cities, including beijing earlier this year. the government has announced many plans to fight the pollution but with little apparent progress. the dense smog in eastern china is starting to lift today but here in beijing it's starting to approach hazardous levels. the east and north of china are particularly vulnerable in winter, and we're really just getting into the coldest month. ian williams, nbc news, beijing. >>> when we come back, the latest test for lindsey vonn as she puts her sights on the olympics. >>> the scene today in alberta, canada, as lindsey vonn passed one more milestone on her way to the winter olympics in sochi, russia. vonn came in 11th in today's
Dec 7, 2013 6:00pm PST
and a lot more. >>> a nonprofit in the east bay is hoping to provide a safer environment for children to play in east oakland. today a group called east oakland community play date held an event. organizers say their ultimate goal is to provide a better future for kids growing up in east oakland. >> i would say to somebody who may see this, grab your neighborer's kids, whatever. come out one saturday and check it out. it's really big. >> east oakland community play date is in the middle of a month-long online fundraiser. you can go to and search east oakland to find out more. >>> the little boy who came to be known as bat kid returned to the bay area today. kicked off the brave the bay 5 k run in san francisco today. there he is. scott is a cancer survivor and the fundraiser benefits the make-a-wish foundation. last month you probably remember thousands of people in san francisco helped make his dream come true fighting crime as batman. >>> and back to our developing weather story. check out the time lapsed video that shows just how much snow built up overnight. this is
Dec 7, 2013 1:35am PST
they will copilot a real play. leon has learned his passion. >> i like the environment. the air, and you get to -- it's like being on the water. there's something about it. i feel like that's something i could do for a long time. >> reporter: how does it make you feel for the kids to say something like that? >> that's what inspired me. >> reporter: graves bought the boat and built the flight facility with private funds, but we will need more to keep it afloat. >> reporter: the boat will be part of the annual parade of boats at jacuelin and square tomorrow night. we have a link on our website and click on links and numbers. >>> as paul mentioned earlier, sierra is getting blasted. rob mccalister showing us f you're traveling up there, not a good evening. >> reporter: the wind is chipping, the snow is coming down at a feverish pace rice right now. an inch on the ground in the last hour they are having a tough time to get the chains on because of the elements. it's been one of the worst storms they have had in a long time, and they have a long night ahead of them in the sierra. typical
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
, balanced by protection of the environment. then productivity can be safely increased to supply the demand of our people. for economics usa, i'm david schoumacher. captioning is made possible by the nenberg/cpb project captioning performed bytheg institute, inc. captions copyright 1986 educational film center annenberg media ♪ for information about this and other annenberg media programs call 1-800-learner and visit us at annenberg media ♪ annenberg media ♪ it was 1927. once again, havoc reigne ♪ thughout the mississip and tennessee valleys. during a great depression, congress created the tva--
Dec 6, 2013 5:00am PST
and smaller changes that render the environment a lot friendlier and welcoming to international investors. >> he says the greek government is planning to develop a port near athens and turn it into a hub for ocean transport between europe and asia. >>> all right, that is going to wrap it up for biz tonight. let's get another check of the markets. >>> u.s. defense officials are preparing to dispatch a ship to help destroy syria's chemical weapons. they say they plan to test their system next month. officials from the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons and the united nations are overseeing the destruction of the weapons. they intend to dispose more than 1,000 tons of chemical agents by the middle of next year. they plan to transport the most hazardous substances out of the country by the end of this month to destroy them at sea. pentagon officials say two chemical processing units are being installed on the transport vessel. they say the operation to turn the stockpile into low-level hazardous waste will take up to 90 days. they say it's a proven technology and poses littl
Dec 3, 2013 6:30pm PST
of confidence in american kids, if we set up the right education environment that our kids could absolutely out do any kids anywhere in the globe. >> that's a very upbeat note to end the conversation. thank you very much, michelle. >> absolutely. >>> and coming up, why it may be more important than ever for the book publishing industry to have a best seller this holiday season. >>> remember denise, the former ceo of tyco? he's famous for other successes, buying a $6,000 shower curtain with company money. after suerving the minimum 8 years, he was granted parole today. she's scheduled to be released on january 17th. >>> finally tonight, the publishing industry is banking on a hit this holiday season. command authority is the final work in the late author time clancy. it hit shelves today but will it be enough to give the blockbuster it desperately needs. julia boorstin joins us with the story. >>> the book industry is in trouble. physical book sales fell more than 7% and everyone digital book sales expected to be publishing savior declined 5%. last holiday season accounted for about 20% of annua
Dec 4, 2013 12:00am PST
. it is the pyramid of hate. we have to interrupt that cycle and let kids grew up in an environment in which they feel thereabout, save, where is no bullying, no name-calling, no humiliation, because if we don't the culture becomes one that injures them, and some of the kids feel so bad about themselves they will get depressed and hurt themselves, and others will turn around and try to hurt others. we need to have a society that cares about others, not just the kids problems. tavis: over the next five years, going tonow, we are celebrate, commemorate a number of seminal moment in american history. you were around for. not just around four, but you were there. you were integral to it, so you weren't there 150 years ago at the emancipation rock imation signing, but that was 150 years proclamationpation signing, but that was 150 years ago. then 50 years since the civil rights act. the next five years are going to be full of these anniversaries. >> than the anniversary on selma . >> i am only raising that to arc people the view of the of what happened 150 years ago that we are going to be commemorating ov
Dec 7, 2013 12:00am PST
have faith in my can i have faith in myself. tavis: did you do it in this environment in a lyrical standpoint? >> if it was the same set of, age wise, demographics for the fan base, yes, we could do it. >> i feel where you are coming from. the reason why, together, as a writing team, we are phenomenal. 95% of those songs, we wrote most of those songs together. and those songs are a reflection of who we were and what was going on at the time. so to bring it now and us living in the times, i believe we can still do it. >> in today's lyrical climate, i think we could still survive. we would never come from a misogynistic point of view. we would never advocate gun violence. tavis: there go your sales. [laughter] >> before always want to have a good time. >> if it sounds good and it feels good, they are going to do it. >> this new music, we are partying still, but there's more to life than popping bottles. the social relevance, we have to express what is going on in the world today because this is a crazy world. >> i think we would segue. we sounded good and we know how to write songs a
Dec 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
to the environment. if the ban is approved, san francisco could become the first city to outlaw the release of insects. rice says this is the first time in four years he's seen a river otter in the area. experts say the fact that more river otters are popping up in the bay is a sign the bay is cleaner. >>> a mystery tipper makes a stop in the bay area. we'll tell you which restaurant this mysterious person left some holiday cheer. >>> stocks have been falling on wall street as investors worry about the federal reserve winding down its economic stimulus program. the dow jones is down 131 and still counting. >>> a mystery tipper who has left thousands of dollars for servers across the country, one server at a taco restaurant in the marina received $1,000 tip on a $152 tab. the bottom of the receipt, the tipper signs the bill hash tag from jesus. a server got a 1500 tip on a 468 tip. this tipper has left 50,000 in tips across the country. >>> the annual of the lighting of the christmas tree will take place in washington, d.c. this is video we showed you last week at the tree arriving at the ca
Dec 2, 2013 2:30pm PST
. -- theyprotests protest, worried their environment is being exploited. response tohina's any opposition has been ruthless. or have been five or six immolation near this woman's home -- there have been five or six immolations near this woman's home. >> the families don't even know when and where their relatives were taken. >> after the clampdown and the media blackout, the immolations are less frequent. what is not being addressed are the grievances here. tibetans fear they are being marginalized, their culture eroded, all while the rest of the world looks away. >> you are watching "bbc world news america." still to come on tonight's this drumbeating answer to beating the christmas crowds? re ofn reveals the futu online deliveries. ats diplomatic effort aimed ending the deadlock over a crucial security deal and afghanistan has failed -- if diplomatic efforts aimed at ending the deadlock over a crucial security deal in afghanistan fails, billions of dollars in aid could be stalled. reports.en afghanistan side of you don't normally see, men working to try and get goods off the trains and out distri
Dec 1, 2013 7:30pm PST
and chooibz and spanish for other organizations and environment. the bill of rights is a set of experiences in which every child has the right to harvest a fruit or very many and plant a seed and watch it grow and visit and care for our local parked and play in the sand or in mud, discover upper wildlife and the trees and plant. so describing this a third grade student sums it up you taught me how to get adopt and dirty i will start in my background and traffic the world. so with the commissioners endorsement we promote the san francisco youth to explore the nature. i want to introduce a member from the presidio steering committee and he's to talk about the committee do you want all those folks to continue standing behind you? forever >> forever? (laughter) >> okay. thanks san francisco i didn't. good morning, commissioners and a quick shout out to all the kids and colleagues in the highway that were here to support this initiative. just a quick show of hands how many of you grew up in on a urban area? okay. great. how many of you are raising or have raised children in an urban area? ok
Dec 1, 2013 8:00pm PST
environment makes san francisco a special city. the idea you can go into the presidio or golden gate park won u run as fast as you can and they love that. this is an important program. thank you. thank you >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> morning commissioners general manager i'm anna i manage policies at the park alliances i'm here on behalf of that to support of the children's outdoor bill of rights. we hope that it are inform other cities. i applaud my colleague for helping with this. we're really exfoliated it's before the commission today and hope you'll support it thank you. thank you >> anyone else who wants to make a public comment will. public comment is closed commissioners >> thank you, commissioner lo it. >> i want to commend all you as to someone who is currently raising two small children in the city there's a profoundly difference we're very blasz blessed to be able to comment ourselves for an urban experience for our children and make sure they know how important nature is to our lives. i look forward to supporting this >> knew commissioner leo. i guess it's a qu
Dec 2, 2013 2:30am PST
the department of the environment, san francisco unified school district and the work force development. this year with our support, the community art and educational program of the arts commission created a new strategy in the bayview to enhance investments in arts and support local artist and art organizations. so we are pleased with the 2013 bayview art grant program and i would like to turn it over to judy, the director of communication arts and educational program at the arts commission to share the process and results of the grant. >> good afternoon, let me just interject for one moment. if there is no objection from my colleagues, we will call for public comment two times during this line item. the first public comment will take place after this presentation. we ask that you speak on this item and this item only. i will call for public comment again at the end of the general managers report. is that okay? >> okay. >> thank you for allowing me to address this commission. i'm going to provide a broad overview of how to program was established. this is a pilot program that in follow
Dec 2, 2013 4:00am PST
, this aims to measure service excellence and to a community involvement and positive working environment. as you can see the measures are graded on a standard academic grading scale centered around the b, a measure of industry standard for a benchmark receives a b and to receive an a and others would fall below a c. the average is an a minus which shows here for 2012 and 2013. the measures for selected through a collaborative effort through sf puc staff while keeping in mind that broad public audience. measures of selected based on fit with the rate payer policy and framework with the national utility standard in measured performance. other factors include the availability of data in a timely manner and reoccurring basis and the measures in the strategic ability plan. finally a major factor in the selection were benchmarked against an industry standard or relevant policy. lastly on page two, there is summary information provided. the top provides the main purpose, the next is a detailed academic grading scale and a category measure and enter prize. i will hand it back over the nancy who
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am PST
their questions that could be used to improve their school environment so we're going thirty to have quantify and quality data and it's going to be looked over. we have a meeting tomorrow at the 5:30 in the cafe. you're all welcome to attend the meeting >> thank you okay. we will then move on to item e the parents advisory committee report i understand we have presenters this evening. >> good afternoon, commissioners thanks for the mind. i'm tony and my daughter is a fifth grader at sunset elementary and she loves her school >> thank you. hello and thank you. i'm don fishing and my son is a sect grader. the rule of the parented advisory committee is to have discussions. this report provides an update on key initiates. last month pack - sorry last month we highlighted the project and we've been meeting in teams for community conversations and determine concrete ways to engage parents. we've been exploring where the efforts can have the most meaningful feedback. in areas high interest is looking at the relationship between school discipline and achievement and disproperly numbers of latino a
Dec 2, 2013 7:30am PST
into that our family nights are there. it's not very welcoming and warm environment. i want to stress our finding a location. and that's where our community meets and congregates to have community events. i want to thank you to kevin chavez to come to our pack meeting and introduce yourself as the new leadership. we really appreciate the support of the presentation you came and gave and we in support of us. we welcome anytime somebody can come by and we really expand the opportunities for district teachers and lisp to incorporate invite literature into their curriculum. thank you. (clapping.) >> hi, i'm angela. my daughter is sitting here she's a third grader. i won't tucking take up much time i will echo the need for permanent space and educate staff from the prospective. of native people and a recognition and celebration that november is native heritage month you'll see special programs in school honoring our community. thank you. >> good evening superintendents and commissioner. i'm gloria i'm a parent and have two children. that are sitting over here. i'm going to be actively talking
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm PST
and the department of public health and the department of the environment. and that are involved in the two collaborativive groups that are community campaign and the services of san francisco, and the foundation and the meals on wheels of san francisco, and the project open hand,
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
of the environment is part of that group and the department of public health and planning and i do believe that we can get those maps to you and i will let them know after this. and i think that they are really definitely working on creating and getting the strategy to having the labors involved and one of the first high priorities is acting for the resource centers and i am sure, that we could get that program to give the board of supervisors an update on their activities, and i have just went to a meeting on it last week and so they are hiring for the coordinator and they already have their work planned for the year. when it comes to the food retail, i think that one of the challenges is just consolidation, in that sector in general, so we don't have a lot of independent operators of grocery stores, and i think that there has been a lot of work to attract them to the tender loin and to the bay view and hunters point and that is just one challenge that we don't have a lot of operators locally. >> you, thank you, dr. jones. i want to turn it over to public comment because i know that people have b
Dec 3, 2013 12:00am PST
're such a dense urban environment with all of our buildings going up instead of out elevators are really what it takes to make an skeshl accessible home. and many may have seen an article in the kron c h.r. onicle about a week ago. what we learned in that article is the housing like many buildings has been having a hard time maintaining their elevators and these properties are affordable housing and by definition what we find in terms of of the population living in the buildings a high rate of older adults and people who are living with disabilities so when an elevator goes out for an hour or day or week what happens is people are either trapped in their homes or trapped outside of their homes but not able to go to the store or appointments or to visit or to engage so an elevator out age really has a big effect on people. by raising this issue i'm not trying to single out the housing authority because the housing authority is really just one example of a property owner that is faced with this problem. what we have in san francisco besides multistory building is a lot of older building a
Dec 3, 2013 8:30am PST
been protecting the environment to mayor ed lee who is building the extension programs who has helped to there our focuses and effectiveness and strengthen our role 90 in government and the architect is being trormd. we should all take heart from their transformational change. we've shown we can continue our focus to our values we'll indeed have an impact on the federal government in the lives of the american people and hopefully on the world stage where america continues to lead. now we have a woman who needs little introduction nancy pelosi is the representative for the one hundred and 31st congress reforming the political system to create clean campaigns and concocting reforms and slurring the neighborhoods and scalds. from 2007 to 2011 she served in the house of representatives and she's represented congress for 25 years and a please welcome nancy pelosi (clapping) thank you very much ruth inform that wonderful introduction and recognition of the role that we all play and how connected we all are. and thank you for allocating the leadership of president obama his election helped u
Dec 3, 2013 11:30pm PST
to make this environment a successful one. the last person is someone who's been with qb c has been a guide and it's a great pleasure to ask park evens and myers to come up broke >> so how many cities have a mayor that can name science. i don't think any other than san francisco it's amazing. but we're here to celebrate this combrart. i have been in incubators all over the world i've never seen one like this. it's done with care ease one thing we know about science it's all about teams. there's a special individual or a great idea but it's how teams win. the way it's put together in the shared labs and the dynamic dow conceived the garage. how many of you have gotten a tour of the facilities. then you know they started in the q v b believe and had a desk and lab beverage and maybe if they progressed this was do you go brainchild to now so many applicants they've created 4 hundred jobs by all the companies they've started. 62 companies are in the garages down there and it's not like the affidavit packard or hewitt's those are good. and start up in a box to teach scientists how to st
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lack of kitchen and then the constrained challenges of cooking in the environment with either, without a proper equipment, or with con trained food resources. and according to the census, we have over 19,000 housing units lacking complete kitchen and that definition of a complete, is a sink and a stove and a fridge, and we think that this is under counted. cooking where you may only have a mike wave or a crock pot. >> i would like to move into, this report and this is going to sort of give a high level view of how to use this report. and we will focus on a couple of districts and it will illustrate some of the data that is in the report. and we have compiled, around 50 unique program indicators from the salt lake agencies. >> and non-profit and we have organized it through the framework and the food access and the food resources. and and the city wide analysis. >> and for the district level. and for the analysis for the population of the groups of children and families. and the disabilities and. and you will see the data from the two districts is 66 and it is not surprising that distri
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environment with the addition of five new commissions that are as bold and dynamic as the new building. >> this project was completed in record time, and we were able to integrate the artist's early enough in the process that they could work with the architect said that the work that is completed is the work that really helps complement and instill the space as opposed to being tucked away in a corner. >> be experience begins with the glass facades that was designed with over 120 laminated glass panels. it captures the experience of being under or over clouds when flying in a plane. depending on the distance or point of view, it can appear clear for more abstract and atmospheric. the subtle colors change gradually depending on the light and the time of day. >> i wanted to create an art work that looks over time as well as working on in the first glance. the first time you come here, you may not see a. but you may be able to see one side over the other. it features a couple of suspended sculptures. each was created out of a series of flat plains run parallel to each other and constructe
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health and our environment don't think that so come in down and see how >> wow, are the beetles here or are we just reoping the playground? i'm not sure which. thanks to the 2008 parks funds, where you're standing is the home and all of you san francisco voters gave a $20 million investment in this neighborhood. i was born and raised four blocks from where we stand today. i came and played in this park, on the equipment, in the you know what i mean you know jim gym and structure today. >> to make this a park that everybody can enjoy, a diversity that would show the city that this is what san francisco is all about. >> what we got here is 3,000 new square feet of places for people to be healthy and be active and the community to gather. >> if you see /kaelly's mural in the building, there cannot be an imagery that's more related to this place. what people told us about what the importance of the windmills and the green houses and the flowers that used to be grown here and the wind, let's not forget the wind. >> we have to continue to invest in our city's infrastructure and creating
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that the environment in the city, is different than it was 50 years ago. i look strictly at it and what happened in 1962 and i made an assumption on this line based on what the subdivision was in 1962 solely. and i was not thinking about current administration or current planning issues or zoning issues. >> you took no, are you saying that you made a decision without consulting with any other bodies or entities? >> yes. >> and is that your normal practice? >> it is rare that i make a decision like this on a map. >> but you have done it before? >> yes. >> have you ever rescinded a position before? >> not in this. i have rescinded to approvals but not for a situation like this. >> and the correlary there was there were certain portions of the lots that were designated as open space. when you made the determination, initial determination that it was not buildable, were you determining that it was designated as open space? >> no place on the map do i see the term open space. i saw this particular locating pattern in the subdivision and i saw the repeated building set back lines through the subdivisi
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of the build environment around the project >> as if there was nothing around it >> so president hwang, this is a document prepared at the early stages of project. it's a very conservative view of what the shadow is. if this shadow shows that it it potentially has an impact on the park, they are the planning department has you do an entire shadow that cultivates the exact area. this is basically a clearance document. if it made the conscious -- conservative view. >> your slide that you had? >> yes. these slides are prepared for illustrative purposes and not required. this is 4:00 on the fall elk new -- equinox. this is where the worst shadow is cast. you can see what it shows. >> so, just looking at that and the other, the one that you had up there. is it the case that at different times of the day, different times of the year it will have an impact of that broad spread impact, not with standing that there are structures in the earlier sort of basic illustration? i mean, is that the worst impact of the shadow? >> i can't say it's the worst impact of the year. i chose equinox because
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